The Pavilion Golf Shop sponsored Leitrim Cup took place over the Bank Holiday weekend over the Sandy Hills Links.
On Saturday the 4th the qualifying was won by Pete McBride Jnr 10 with 42 pts bot, runner up was Patrick Doherty 17 with 42 pts. The gross winner was Enda Kennedy +1 with 36 gross pts. Third place was Kieran Logue 10 with 41 pts.
On Sunday the 5th the qualifying was won by Brendan Roache 13 with 41 pts. Runner up was Con Boyce 5 with 37pts.
The gross winner was Mick Gallagher Jnr 7 with 30 gross pts. Third place was Michael Brown 8 with 36 pts.
The matchplay stages began at 8.30am on Monday morning with the quarter finals over the front nine of the Sandy Hills Links. The results were as follows:
Pete McBride beat Con Boyce,
Mick Gallagher Jnr beat Kieran Logue,
Brendan Roache beat Enda Kennedy and
Michael Brown beat Patrick Doherty.
The semi finals then took place over the back nine of the Sandy Hills Links with
Michael Brown beating Brendan Roache and Pete McBride Jnr beating Mick Gallagher Jnr.
The final began at 3.00pm in glorious sunshine compared to the overcast morning. In a tight contest it was young Pete who had the upper hand throughout most of the match and was one up playing the 12th when he then won three holes in a row to go four up with four holes to play. Michael made a good Par on the 15th to win the hole to take the match down the Par 3 16th.
Michael was up first and missed the green left and Pete proceeded to hit the green with his ball finishing around 12 feet behind the hole from where he would two putt to win the 2012 Leitrim Cup 3&2.
Good luck to the Rosapenna Irish Mixed Foursomes team who will take part in the Ulster Semi final against Carnalea Golf Club at Killymoon G.C this Friday the 10th of August at 5.15pm. Travelling support would be welcome.
Well done to our Senior Scratch Matchplay team who beat Portsalon Golf Club 6-1 at home over the Old Tom Morris Links in the first leg of the county semi final.
The return leg will take place this Saturday the 11th of August at Portsalon with the first match out at 4.30pm.
Travelling support would be welcome.
The Rosapenna Open Week begins this Friday the 10th of August with competitions for Ladies & Gents running until Sunday the 19th of August.
The entry fee is 10e R/P Member, 20e D/L club member
and 30e for Visitors. GUI cards required. No max h’cap.
Booking is now available on 074-915-5000.
The British Open Sweepstake in aid of the Ladies Branch of the Golf Club was won by Terri McBride (Ernie Els) and the runner up was Oisin Boyce (Adam Scott).
Well done to Anne McKeague who organised this fundraiser for the club.
Many thanks to the members who supported the draw from the Ladies Branch.
The draw for the 2012 Ulster Senior Cup Semi Final has been made with
Rosapenna facing Warrenpoint (8.35am) and Dunmurry playing Moyola Park (7.45am).
The semi final (am) and final (pm) will both take place at Portstewart Golf Club
on Sunday the 19th of August.
The Pavilion Restaurant is open from
Thursday 9th – Sunday 19th of August
with our new menu served from 5.00-8.00pm.
Contact 074-915-5000 for reservations.
PGA Professional Noel Callan is available for lessons at the Rosapenna Practice Ground
by appointment, all enquires can be made by contacting Noel directly on 0044-7789-157654.
The Practice Ground is open seven days with the ball dispenser in operation and new super range golf balls in use.